File B2/2/1. - Letters to Myvanwy Rhys

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Letters to Myvanwy Rhys


  • 1881, 1893-1945 (Creation)

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4 folders ; 10.5 cm.

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Letters, 1893-1945, addressed to Myvanwy Rhys from her sister, Olwen, 1911-1945 (mostly 1945), and various correspondents. Some letters are addressed to both sisters, and a few may have been sent solely to Olwen Rhys. Many relate to the proposed biography of John Rhŷs. Included are letters from A. E. Bayly, Helen Gladstone, Margaret M. Verney, James A. H. Murray, Richard Jones, A. H. Sayce (22), P. M. C. Kermode, Margaret Lloyd George (3), A. O. Vaughan (Owen Rhoscomyl), Richard Ellis, Rupert H. Morris, Edward Clodd, Donald A. Mackenzie, John Edward Lloyd, Henry Owen, J. Fisher (2), D. Brynmor Jones, J. H. Davies, W. J. Lewis, John Morris-Jones, N. V. Sidgwick, John Fraser, D. S. Margoliouth (6), J. L. C. Cecil-Williams, Goronwy Edwards, J. C. Collins, Paul Meyer (2), and James Darmesteter. The file also contains one letter, 1881, from Myvanwy Rhys to her father.

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Arranged chronologically. Letters from Olwen Rhys are arranged chronologically within a separate folder.

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English, French, Welsh.

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Preferred citation: B2/2/1.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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